Chief Operating Officer
Josh is a process engineer and food scientist who brings a wealth of experience in increasingly responsible roles in production, project management and quality assurance within the beverage industry. He has a strong economic and statistical background in manufacturing and the implementation of integrated facility management systems, budgeting and forecasting. Josh successfully commissioned a production facility and led construction crews in progression planning and execution. He has developed and implemented integrated lean manufacturing in conjunction with CPP/HACCP, GMP and organic certification principles and in relation to quality, food safety and sanitation.
Josh has extensive processing and packaging experience and technical experience in bio-reactions, agriculture (including plant harvest management) and facility operations. He is also adept at root cause analyses and compliance with government regulatory agencies including CFIA and Health Canada.
In his role at Aqualitas, Josh is responsible for overseeing all aspects of our day-to-day operations, including the build-out of the facility’s expansion, our post-harvest processing and packaging, and managing and streamlining each process step carried out at the facility to support continuous improvement and lean operations.